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  1. News - China - TOURISM

    Mainlanders spend 20,000 yuan on each shopping spree abroad, poll finds

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 04:30am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Tourism Academy. The number of trips was 18 per cent higher than the previous year, while spending was up 26 per cent. Shao said mainlanders were expected to take more than 500 million overseas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586194/mainlanders-spend-20000-yuan-each-shopping-spree-abroad-poll-finds
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourists at risk in thousands of illegal guest houses in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Ernest Kao and Amy Nip

    ... to the group, no convictions for running illegal guest houses had resulted in fines higher than HK$20,000, even though courts could impose fines of up to HK$200,000. Just 22 people had been jailed over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577144/illegal-guest-houses-put-tourists-risk-and-deprive-low-income
  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Crackdown launched on travel agents offering 'forced shopping' trips

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 06:25pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Tung said. "But in the long run, mainland tourists need to be educated on why they should not take petty advantages, thinking they can travel for free to Hong Kong only for the price ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554133/travel-industry-council-step-checks-amid-resurgence-forced-shopping
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOURISM

    Plateauing of mainland China visitor numbers hits Hong Kong hotels

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:28pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... in the hotels and hospitality group at property consultancy JLL. "Mainlanders seek budget and economy hotels in Hong Kong, and those that can afford much higher room rates are now seeking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1510525/plateauing-mainland-visitor-numbers-hits-hong-kong-hotels
  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    'Toddler-gate': protesters target minister's home with mock defecation

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Johnny Tam, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... meant to ask Hongkongers to show respect and help educate mainlanders. The actions of the toddler's parents sparked a furore after footage taken by a Hongkonger went viral. While many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1504452/toddler-gate-protesters-target-ministers-home-mock-defecation
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOURISM

    Malls look to diversify as numbers of non-mainland tourists grow

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 02:30pm by Peggy Sito

    ... in 2009 and with more direct flights from St Petersburg, Moscow, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk and Vladivostok, Hong Kong has experienced an increase in the number of Russian tourists, with a higher growth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1499082/malls-look-diversify-numbers-non-mainland-tourists-grow
  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    On the tourism front line, low-paid shop staff set HK$1 million monthly sales target

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Amy Nip

    ... for an employee selling electronics or mobile phones in bustling Mong Kok has hit HK$1 million, Cheung says, much higher than in quiet residential areas. They might receive three per cent of sales ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1489963/tourism-front-line-low-paid-shop-staff-set-hk1-million-monthly-sales
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mystery deepens over giant Hong Kong ferris wheel overlooking harbour

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Amy Nip

    ... to be the tallest. High Roller in Las Vegas opened recently at a height of 167.6 metres, two metres higher than Singapore's. The New York Wheel, due to open in 2016, is targeting a height of 190 metres, but the planned Dubai Eye, which could open next year, is likely to be 20 metres higher. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1465974/mystery-deepens-over-delay-ferris-wheel-year-after-contract-awarded
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Passengers refuse to disembark after cruise liner skips one stop in Vietnam

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Ernest Kao

    ... cabin, to be spent onboard during the cruise, which also called in at Sanya, Hainan province. Passengers said that was not enough and refused to disembark without higher compensation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1421951/passengers-refuse-disembark-after-cruise-liner-skips-one-stop-vietnam
  10. News - China - TOURISM

    Buddha statues get bigger on mainland China in bid to lure tourists

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:03pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Giant statues of sage spring up all over mainland as developers and officials bid to lure tourists Buddha becomes very big in China Local officials on the mainland are drawing inspiration from Buddha, but perhaps not in a way he might have intended. Tourism bureaus and developers are racing to build ever-higher statues of Buddha, in an attempt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1420697/bigger-better-say-chinese-officials-they-call-more-giant-buddhas-attract

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